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Iron deficiency is the single biggest nutritional threat in developing countries. A recent study by the International Food Policy Research Institute and Cornell University found that a nutritional supplement known as Sprinkles reduces anemia in young children by more than half. Sprinkles can be easily and inexpensively incorporated into existing feeding programs.
You can find a press release, summary of the study, fact…Continue
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The GSDI Association is an inclusive organization of organizations, agencies, firms, and individuals from around the world. The purpose of the organization is to promote international cooperation and collaboration in support of local, national and international spatial data infrastructure developments that will allow nations to better address social, economic, and environmental issues of pressing importance.
The SDI Regional Newsletters for July are now posted on the…Continue
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What experience do you all have of using wikis in any aspect of the research process.
I'm especially interested in anyone using the Delphic method
The Patient Connections
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Devastating but preventable food crises will hit the world's poorest countries yet again because of a failure to address the root causes of the problem.
The warning that millions of people in the Sahel region of Africa are as vulnerable as ever to famine comes in a report launched today by the Sahel Working Group - a coalition of
prominent aid organisations - and the International Institute for
Environment and Development.
The report identifies the underlying factors…Continue
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Yahoo Group on Science and Innovation Policy (GOSIP)http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/InnovationPolicy/
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In May this year, Sharon Looremeta was on BBC World’s HARDtalk in London to address a global audience. The half hour-long hard-hitting flagship news programme’s host, Zeinab Badawi, asks the most difficult questions on stories that make news from international political leaders to entertainers and ordinary…Continue
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Mrs.Veronica Ekuam was just another woman in the Kalemngorok division of Turkana district, north-western Kenya, struggling with whatever meagre earnings she could get to support her family. At…Continue
Where climate change is concerned, little thought is given to what it holds for the poorest developing nations. It is the developed West which is expressing a lot of anguish on the melting ice caps and retreating glaciers. But the truth is, it is the poor developing nations of Asia, Africa and South Africa that are the most vulnerable and are already paying a heavy price.
Large parts of Bangladesh and Indian West Bengal face the prospect of being wiped off the map. The same goes with…Continue
Lawyers get a bad press. They are often portrayed as ambulance chasers that thrive on the misfortune of others. So you might be surprised to learn that lawyers
are helping to tackle climate change and protect biodiversity by
enabling some of the world's poorest nations to stand toe-to-toe with
the global powerhouses in international negotiations.
Meet FIELD, the Foundation for…Continue
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